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A Pyrate’s Life for Me!


 
December 9, 2010, Stop #20 – Dallas, TX – Hurricane Katrina rocked New Orleans, it rocked Louisiana, it rocked the United States … hell it rocked the world. So what do you do when life throws you a curve ball so big you lose literally everything? You do what self-respecting Americans have been doing for centuries – pick yourself up by your bootstraps and start over. That’s precisely what long time lovers and former New Orleans residents Donna Le Saicherre and Tim Jones…

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A Pyrate’s Life for Me!

The Moment Of Truth


 
While touring back in 2008 with the Dodge Challenger SRT8, I stumbled across a place called National Speed in Wilmington, NC. It’s a small, well-dressed performance shop with a floor clean enough to eat off of.
 
They tweak and tune everything from 4-cylinder pocket rockets all the way up to V-10 powered Vipers. And it’s that diversity of projects that has National Speed poised to become the next big name in the tuner game.
 
Jordan Watson, Performance Consultant for the shop, emphasized the…

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The Moment Of Truth

Changing of the Guard


 

You’ve got to give credit where credit is due.  The previous generation Dodge Challenger SRT8 with the 6.1-liter HEMI was, is, and always will be a tremendous car.  I have logged tens of thousands of miles behind the wheel of this great machine.  In fact, back in 2008, I piloted #552 of 6,400 down the East Coast for a month.  I had the absolute time of my life.  You can read my synopsis of that trip right here…



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Changing of the Guard